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Living

Did you miss the No-Pants Subway Ride? Here are the (t)highlights

Watch this recap of the 13th annual No-Pants Subway Ride while reclining pantless in the comfort of your own home.

Climate & Energy

Native sun: In the Deep South, a solar farm rises on a former cotton plantation

The entrepreneur bills the project as the largest solar farm in the country owned by an African American, and it's in North Carolina of all places.

Climate & Energy

Fracking chemicals may make oil extra explosive

Recent train explosions have involved crude from the Bakken formation in North Dakota, perhaps because flammable fracking fluids contaminated the oil.

Politics

Christie’s bullying fails to push pipeline through nature preserve

The governor was twisting arms to get a natural-gas pipeline built through the New Jersey Pinelands, but after the bridge scandal broke, that effort may have backfired.

Living

Millipedes are natural insect repellant — and natural hallucinogens

Unlike many invasive creatures, yellow-banded millipedes don't seem to be causing too many problems.

Living

Google just spent $3 billion on smart thermostats

We've long been fans of the company Nest, and it turns out Google is, too.

Food

Tree disease is threatening orange juice

Despite millions in funding, scientists still have no clue how to stop the incurable bacterial infection plaguing citrus trees. YIKES.

Living

New trend: Spell out your wedding proposal by biking around the city

This guy biked 18 miles around hilly San Francisco to spell out "Marry me, Emily?" (She said yes.)

Climate & Energy

This chart makes it painfully obvious that climate deniers are ridiculous

Only ONE of the 9,137 authors of peer-reviewed climate change articles rejected anthropogenic global warming.

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